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Robbie Merrill is an American bass guitar player, best known as a founding member of Godsmack and Another Animal with Shannon Larkin, Tony Rombola, Lee Richards and Whitfield Crane. He was featured in the Behind The Player interactive music video.Robbie Merrill
Robbie Merrill Biography
Merrill was one of the founding members of Godsmack. He met Sully Erna through his sister and finally becoming a roommate and friend. He later in February 1995 decided to form a band as a vocalist after having played the drums for more than 23 years. The new band, called The Scam, was formed with Erna as a vocalist, Robbie Merrill as a bassist, Lee Richards as guitarist and Tommy Stewart as a drummer. The Scam would soon be renamed Godsmack, after recording the first demo.
Robbie Merrill Age
Merrill celebrates his birthday on the 13th of June every year. Born in 1963.
Robbie Merrill Family
The American native was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He began playing bass at age 14, having traded in his train set for the instrument. Before he joined Godsmack, he worked as a self-employed carpenter, a trade likewise pursued by Tony Rombola.
Robbie Merrill Wife
Speaking of his personal life, Merrill is a married man. His better half is Heather.
Robbie Merrill Children
The couple lives in St. Augustine, Florida with their daughters Nianna, Nikiah, and Neven.
Robbie Merrill Height
Information about his height will be updated soon.
Robbie Merrill Salary
Robbie’s salary is estimated to be between $50k to $100k.
Robbie Merrill Godsmack
Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. Members of the band include; founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin. The band since its formation has released seven studio albums, one EP (The Other Side), four DVDs, one compilation album (Good Times, Bad Times… Ten Years of Godsmack), and one live album (Live & Inspired).
Godsmack has had three consecutive number-one albums (Faceless, IV, and The Oracle) on the Billboard 200. It also has 25 top ten rock radio hits; 18 songs in the top five. When Legends Rise (the band’s 7th album) was released on the 27th of April last year, 2018.
Since its commencement, Godsmack has toured on Ozzfest on more than one occasion and has toured with many other large tours and festivals, including supporting its albums with its own arena tours. Mayor Marty Walsh ones declared August 6 as “Godsmack Day” in the city of Boston, because of the band’s sixth studio album, 1000hp. This was as an honor to the band’s success.
Robbie Merrill Songs | Robbie Merrill Discography
- 1998: Godsmack
- 2000: Awake
- 2003: Faceless
- 2004: The Other Side
- 2006: IV
- 2007: Good Times, Bad Times… Ten Years of Godsmack
- 2010: The Oracle
- 2012: Live & Inspired
- 2014: 1000hp
- 2018: When Legends Rise
- 2007: Another Animal
Robbie Merrill Gear
- Bass Spector Euro 4LX-35.
- Fretless Spector 4-string D’Addario XL strings tuned DADG or CGCG; Dunlop Clear “D” fingerpicks.
- (Up Through the Oracle album)-Rig SWR 750x heads and SWR 4 x 12″ 12-STACK cabs.
- (Current)-Gallien-Krueger Fusion 550 head, and Gallien-Krueger RBH410 cabs.
- Effects Line 6 PODxt (studio), Line 6 Bass PODxt (live).
- Aurora Strings.
- On the back cover of the April 2010 Bass Player magazine issue, Robbie is now an official Gallien-Krueger user. It shows him with a Fusion 550 amp and a NEO412 cabinet
According to Merrill, when he is in the studio, he runs a Line 6 guitar POD direct for growly, midrangy distortion, and he blends that with miked cabinets.”
Robbie Merrill Net Worth
He has a net worth of 6 MILLION.